Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting, Oct 26-27

press release
Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Notice of Open Meeting: The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal Advisory Committee established to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, its amendments, and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to the Panel for review and advice.

  • DATE AND TIME:


The public meeting will be held on October 26-27, 2011. October 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; October 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

 

  • LOCATION:


Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, Virginia, 23510; telephone: (757) 664-1074. Refer to the HSRP website for the most current meeting agenda. Times and agenda topics are subject to change. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Kathy Watson, HSRP Program Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; telephone: 301-713-2770 ext. 158; fax: 301-713-4019; e-mail:  Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov; or visit the NOAA HSRP website at http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm.

 

  • SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The meeting will be open to the public and public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the final agenda published before verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Comments will be recorded. Written comments should be submitted to Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov by October 21, 2011. Written comments received after October 21, 2011, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed until the meeting. Approximately 30 seats will be available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

  • SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:


HSRP public meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Watson, HSRP Program Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; telephone: 301-713-2770 ext. 158; or e-mail Kathy.Watson@noaa.gov by October 17, 2011.
 

  • MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:


Presentations from local and regional key stakeholders to the HSRP Panel will address issues such as: 1) expanded requirements for navigation data in Virginia; 2) the Port Access Route Study and shipping routes for the Port of Virginia; 3) offshore wind energy development, and impacts to marine transportation; 4) planning for sea level rise; and 5) the roles of the Federal government, the ocean shipping industry, and other traditional  maritime users in coastal and marine spatial planning. The HSRP will also engage in a strategic planning session to develop and produce an outline of priority issues for the Panel to focus on over the next two to three years.

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